I would say that it is entirely up to the sponsor to either reject or accept
the entry. They made the rules and they have to set the examples. However,
if a top 10 entry is being accepted late while an also-ran is being
rejected, there is clearly a problem with the sponsor. If all late entries
are given due consideration accordingly, then, again, it's up to the
This is the type of rule that simply should not be ambiguous and should
apply equally to all contestants.
73 -- Paul VO1HE
> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Steve London
> Sent: December 7, 2006 19:23
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Random acts of kindness, Unassisted
> Categories, Rules, etc.
> Okay, we have beaten this horse to death, now, for another
> ethical/rules question.
> What would you say about a perennial top-10 finisher in
> Sweepstakes who year-after-year submits his log after the
> published deadline ? He/she is always a few days late, yet
> his submission is always accepted.
> Is the log submission deadline just another 55 MPH speed
> limit ? When should a submitted log be rejected, assuming
> there are no extenuating circumstances ?
> Steve, N2IC
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